[TA Deals] Get started with Java with this discounted Ultimate Bundle

java bundleJava is tough, even for someone that already has a bit of programming experience. It’s also extremely widely used and is extremely useful to know for anyone that wants to get into coding, which makes it a very valuable language to learn. Fortunately for you, we’ve got a discounted bundle that will get you started with Java and help you build out your repertoire with the versatile language. Read more

ZeroLemon SolarJuice 20,000mAh power bank review

zerolemon_20000mah_pb_logo_back_TAPower banks have exploded in popularity over the past few years, but they’ve also been steadily dropping in price and capacity. We’re slowly reaching the point where it’s not feasible to just keep increasing the capacity of the battery while chipping away at the price, so some companies are venturing out into new features for their portable batteries.

ZeroLemon’s take on this involves baking a solar panel into the top of an enormous battery, and that’s how we end up with the SolarJuice power bank. Not only can you charge this thing with your standard micro-USB chargers, but you can also leave it out in the sun to juice up on its own, too. It’s a neat concept, but does it work well in day-to-day usage?

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We might see bendable Samsung devices in 2017

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Rumors about bending and folding displays have been popping up for years now, so the technology has to happen eventually, right? Well, if the latest rumor ends up being accurate, Samsung might finally be able to bring the futuristic tech to consumer devices as early as 2017. They’re reportedly set to unveil two devices in the first part of next year, including a phone that folds in half and a 5-inch device that unfolds into an 8-inch device. Read more

Interested in testing out beta versions of Google Maps on Android?

Google Maps_TAGoogle has toyed with beta apps on the Play Store for a while, but now they’re finally getting in on the action themselves. Google Maps has been opened up for anyone to join the beta, which means you’ll get prerelease builds of the app that may or may not be 100% functional in exchange for helping Google squash bugs so the newer versions can go live for the rest of us. Read more